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The National University of Singapore’s virtual education fair introduces globally-renowned Master’s Programmes in the digital age

By APO
22 September 2022   |   8:10 pm
  A master's degree is the new high school diploma. In today's economy, a master's degree is essential in order to be competitive in the job market.  There are many reasons for this. First of all, there are more people with bachelor's degrees than ever before. The job market is saturated with people who have…

 

A master’s degree is the new high school diploma. In today’s economy, a master’s degree is essential in order to be competitive in the job market. 

There are many reasons for this. First of all, there are more people with bachelor’s degrees than ever before. The job market is saturated with people who have the same basic level of education. A master’s degree shows that an individual is dedicated to put in the extra work to get ahead.

In addition, a master’s degree gives the opportunity to specialise in a particular area or to gain multidisciplinary perspectives. This makes people more valuable to potential employers, who are looking for contributors with deeper and wider knowledge and skills. To get ahead in today’s economy, a master’s degree is essential. It provides the right knowledge and skills needed to be successful, and it shows employers the dedication to one’s professional development.

Master’s programmes for future-ready students

As the #1 university in Asia and the 11th overall in the QS World University Rankings 2023, the National University of Singapore’s Master’s Degree programmes make their students relevant and in demand in the key growth areas set to shape the future workforce: the Digital Economy, the Green Economy, the Care Economy, the Industry 4.0 Economy and more. 

These NUS postgraduate (by coursework) programmes aim to develop highly-knowledgeable and skilled individuals who will be the industry leaders of the future. With the increase of technological advancements and how these are taking over the daily operations of various industries, having the right human skills adept in the digital and technology-driven age is key to standing out against the competition. 

Learn more about the most sought-after programmes of the future

The National University of Singapore will have its Postgraduate by Coursework Fair 2022 on October 4-5, from 10am to 9:30pm (Singapore time). This educational event is held virtually and is open to students from all over the world to encourage them to learn more about how they can start “getting ready tomorrow, starting today.”

The virtual fair will have renowned speakers conduct masterclasses in various niche topics focusing on the inevitable industry transitions to adapt to the digital and technological age. 

According to NUS, “Transitioning existing industries into Industry 4.0 requires thinking and planning to reorganise how operations are currently carried out. Here is where Industry 4.0-ready talent comes in. These are multidisciplinary professionals who can integrate their expertise across disciplines to support the delivery of products and services in the age of Industry 4.0. Such individuals are likely to have technical knowledge and skills in the technology domain, as well as in data analytics and business processes.”

How the future of work will roll out can be worrying, but The National University of Singapore’s Postgraduate (By Coursework) Programmes ensure its graduates will be equipped with the necessary skills and expertise to remain relevant and in demand. Interested participants can learn more about these programmes in the Postgraduate by Coursework Fair 2022. 

Event Highlights

  • Masterclasses delivered by esteemed NUS faculty who are experts in their fields
  • Virtual Booths offering opportunities to speak with programme consultants and to learn more about various Master’s Degree by Coursework programmes
  • Information Sessions where speakers will share insights into programmes and answer questions live
  • Contest with a chance to win an iPad Air

The programmes featured at the virtual education fair can give students a head start on success in future economies, and the virtual education fair is the best avenue to learn more about them. Interested participants can register and learn more here or email: pgc@nus.edu.sg